BBC Weather: UK set for weekend heavy showers and thunder storms dark clouds will gather

BBC Weather: Thundery showers to hit parts of UK

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Weatherman Matt Taylor has warned BBC Breakfast that thundery showers are set to hit parts of the UK on Friday. He told BBC viewers that the wet weather could turn thundery as we move through the day with conditions turning especially “murky” along the coast. Areas worst hit by storms will be in Scotland and Northern England with the BBC presenter assuring tennis fans the downpours were unlikely to impact Wimbledon. 

Taylor told BBC Breakfast: “We will all see some sunshine over the next few days but it is a case of well wearing a bit of optimism on your shoulder if you can.

“Because the dark clouds will gather every now and again.

“There is going to be more and more in the way of showers around.

“Some of those heavy and thundery.”

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The metrologist continued: “Out there this morning, a little bit of wet weather to get your Friday underway around the borders of Scotland and England.

“That is start to break up a little bit.

“The showers we have had across eastern England, they are starting to fade away for now.

“But there will be some more coming back later.”

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He added: “In fact, as we move through Friday we will see a few more showers crop up here and there.

“Not a huge amount, one or two could get close to Wimbledon.

“But I am optimistic most of the day will stay dry, most of you will spend the day dry.

“Abit murky around some of the coast but inland cloud will break up, we will see some sunshine around.

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“Temperatures in the sunshine climbing into the low twenties so it will be warmer out there once you have got sunshine on your back.

‘But there will be a few showers dotted around by one or two toward Orkney or Shetland later.

“The odd heavy maybe thundery one in the Highlands but a greater chance of heavy thundery showers across southern Scotland into northern parts of England.

“Elsewhere showers few in number most will be dry.”

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